Schedule of Events:             JANUARY 2014           February 2014           March 2014
Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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The ISSI will be closed for New Year's Day. Our office will re-open at 8:30am on January 2nd.
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International Student Check-In Session: Undergrad Day and CPS
Curry Student Center Ballroom
9:15am

ISSI International Resource Fair
Curry Student Center, 1st Floor, Indoor Quad
10:00am

ISSI International Table and Campus Tours
Curry Student Center, 1st Floor, Indoor Quad
10:00am

International Student Check-In Session: Global Pathways & Global Classroom
318 Curry Student Center
1:00pm

International Student Check-In Session: Undergrad Day and CPS
Curry Student Center Ballroom
1:15pm

International Student Check-In Session: Undergrad Day and CPS
Curry Student Center Ballroom
3:45pm

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5
8
Late International Student Check-In Session
318 Curry Student Center
9:45am

Late International Student Check-In Session
318 Curry Student Center
12:45pm

Husky Transitions: Getting to Know the Campus
318 Curry Student Center
5:00pm
10 11
City Walking Tour of Boston
Departs Ell Hall Lobby at 1:00pm
12 13 14 15 16
17
OPT Question and Answer Session
346 Curry Student Center
10:00am

Taiwanese Student Association: General Meeting
444 Curry Student Center
6:00pm
18
Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
10:00am
19 20

The ISSI will only be open from 10:00am-3:00pm for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
21
OPT Question and Answer Session
440 Curry Student Center
12:00pm
22 23 24 25
Ice Skating at Frog Pond
Departs Ell Hall Lobby at 2:00pm

MIT and NU Cooperative New Year Gala 2014
MIT: Kresge Auditorium
7:00pm
26 27 28 29 30
OPT Question and Answer Session
346 Curry Student Center
2:00pm
31
Taiwanese Student Association Chinese New Year
444 Curry Student Center
6:00pm


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Global Leadership Summer 2013 Immigration Clearance and Sevis Sessions
346 Curry Student Center
2:30pm


All students whom are beginning a new program of study at Northeastern University must attend a mandatory Immigration Clearance and SEVIS session. This session is intended for the Siwnburne Exchange program in Global Leadership. You will need to bring your DS-2019 for your new program to this session so that the ISSI staff can sign it and verify to SEVIS that you are here for your courses. Failure to attend this session can result in your falling out of status with SEVIS.

Please note that you must complete an Online Immigration Clearance Form before attending Immigration Clearance.If you fail to complete the form online, then you will delay your ability to complete Immigration Clearance and thus be able to register for classes, adjust your class schedule, receive your Husky Card, etc. Click the following link to access the form: Immigration Clearance Form





ISSI Thanksgiving Dinner

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Registration: CLOSED

Why do Americans eat Turkey and cranberries for Thanksgiving? Come and celebrate this unique holiday and learn all about early American history from History Professor William Fowler while enjoying all the delicious foods Thanksgiving has to offer.

Registration for this event is currently closed.



ISSI International Student Welcome Reception
Location:
West Village F
Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm

The ISSI cordially invites all new international students and their families to attend this ISSI Welcome Reception held in their honor. Meet and mingle with other new students, staff, and ISSI International Student Leaders (ISL) from around the world.



Husky Transitions: Getting to Know the Campus
Location:
318 Curry Student Center
Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Come and learn about all of the resources available to students at Northeastern. Meet representatives from University Health Services, Public Safety, Snell Library, Student Financial Services, and many more! Bring your questions and learn about how the University is here to help you!



Husky Transitions: A Guide to Success in a U.S. Classroom
Location:
405 Ell Hall
Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

The classroom can be a daunting place, especially in a second language and in a new academic culture. Come and gain insight and helpful hints from fellow students about how to be successful in your classes. We’ll also have a guest appearance from a Northeastern faculty member who will share some helpful classroom tools. This will be a fun-filled and informative session.



City Walking Tour of Boston
Location:
Leaves Ell Hall Lobby at 1:00pm
Time: 1:00pm-4:30pm
Sign-Up: Online registration required

Join us for a walk through the city with knowledgeable student guides. Particular places of interest will be pointed out, which will include museums, shops, restaurants, movie theaters, cultural centers, and great locations for fun nightlife! End the tour in Boston’s historic North End for a taste of Italy and share cannoli, gelato and cappuccinos with your new friends. The group will depart promptly at 1:00 p.m. from Ell Hall Lobby. Dress warmly! Registration will be available Tuesday, January 7th.



ISSI International Student Resource Fair
Location:
Curry Student Center, 1st Floor Indoor Quad
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Learn about services and programs that are available to you as a student. Representatives included in this fair include banks, cell phone companies and student services offices.



ISSI Information Table and Campus Tours
Location:
Curry Student Center, 1st Floor Indoor Quad
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

ISSI International Student Leaders will be available for questions about orientation and campus resources and will offer guided tours of Northeastern’s campus.



Fall 2013 College of Professional Studies SEVIS Session: Last Names N-T
Location:
333 Curry Student Center
Time: 9:00am

All F-1 and J-1 visa students whom are beginning a new program of study at Northeastern University must attend a mandatory SEVIS Session. This session is intended for new College of Professional Studies program students with surnames beginning with the letters N through T. At this Session you will receive information from an ISSI International Student Advisor regarding the procedures that you must follow as a student to maintain your visa status. The Session lasts about 45 minutes.



Ice Skating at the Boston Commono Frog Pond
Location:
Leaves Ell Hall Lobby at 2:00pm
Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm
Sign-Up: Online registration required

Meet new friends as you glide across Boston’s very own ice skating rink, located at the Frog Pond in the historic Boston Common. No previous skating experience or skill required! The group will depart promptly at 2:00 p.m. from Ell Hall Lobby. Dress warmly! Registration will be available Tuesday, January 21st



Winter Shopping - Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
Location:
Wrentham Outlet
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Sign-Up: Online registration required

It’s getting cold outside! Time to pull out those winter coats, scarfs, and hats! Join us on a shopping trip to the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. There you can find all your winter essentials and so much more! Registration will be available Tuesday, January 14th



Spring 2014 Graduate Day International Student Check-In
Location: 444 Curry Student Center
Time: 8:45am-11:00am

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 Graduate Day International Student Check-In
Location: 444 Curry Student Center
Time: 12:15pm-2:30pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 Graduate Day International Student Check-In
Location: 444 Curry Student Center
Time: 2:45pm-5:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 Undergraduate Day & CPS International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 9:15am-11:30am

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 Undergraduate Day & CPS International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 1:15pm-3:30pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 Undergraduate Day & CPS International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 3:45pm-6:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Winter 2014 College of Professional Studies International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 9:15am-11:30am

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Winter 2014 College of Professional Studies International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 1:15pm-3:30pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Winter 2014 College of Professional Studies International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 3:45pm-6:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 American Classroom International Student Check-In
Location: 237 Richards Hall
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 Global Pathways and Global Classroom International Student Check-In
Location: 318 Curry Student Center
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Spring 2014 Global Pathways and Global Classroom SEVIS Session
Location: 10 Behrakis Health Sciences Center
Time: 2:00pm-2:45pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 8:45am-11:00am

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In - CPS Students
Location: McLeod Suites: Curry Student Center
Time: 9:00am-11:00am

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 12:15pm-2:30pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Time: 2:45pm-5:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: 318 Curry Student Center
Time: 9:45am-12:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: 318 Curry Student Center
Time: 12:45pm-3:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: 318 Curry Student Center
Time: 9:45am-12:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: 318 Curry Student Center
Time: 12:45pm-3:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: 318 Curry Student Center
Time: 9:45am-12:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



Taiwanese Student Association General Meeting
Location: 444 Curry Student Center
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

We hope all of you had a great winter break and are ready for school! On behalf of all of NTSA we would like to welcome all new Northeastern students and welcome back all of our current NTSA friends!

We would like to invite you to our first Welcoming party & First general Meeting of the spring semester and hope you all can make it! We will meet at 6:00pm in room 444 of the Curry Student Center.

Thank you for your support and we all look forward to seeing you at the meeting! You don’t wanna miss out!!!!



OPT Question and Answer Session
Location: 346 Curry Student Center
Time: 10:00am

The International Student and Scholar Institute (ISSI) at Northeastern University offers OPT Question and Answer Sessions to assist those students who are applying for Optional Practical Training. The sessions have been created to clarify any questions that may exist after reviewing the OPT Online Training Session. They will be held for one and a half hours. It is encouraged that students arrive at the beginning of the Q & A session.



OPT Question and Answer Session
Location: 346 Curry Student Center
Time: 10:00am

The International Student and Scholar Institute (ISSI) at Northeastern University offers OPT Question and Answer Sessions to assist those students who are applying for Optional Practical Training. The sessions have been created to clarify any questions that may exist after reviewing the OPT Online Training Session. They will be held for one and a half hours. It is encouraged that students arrive at the beginning of the Q & A session.



OPT Question and Answer Session
Location: 346 Curry Student Center
Time: 10:00am

The International Student and Scholar Institute (ISSI) at Northeastern University offers OPT Question and Answer Sessions to assist those students who are applying for Optional Practical Training. The sessions have been created to clarify any questions that may exist after reviewing the OPT Online Training Session. They will be held for one and a half hours. It is encouraged that students arrive at the beginning of the Q & A session.



January 2014 - Late International Student Check-In
Location: 318 Curry Student Center
Time: 12:45pm-3:00pm

During this session, new international students with either an F-1 or J-1 visa will be informed of very important information regarding how to stay in compliance with U.S. immigration regulations, particularly as they relate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other federal regulations.

Students are required to bring their passport and original I-20 or DS-2019 for document review. Please plan to arrive on time to the scheduled session and plan to spend approximately two hours completing this session.

Students arriving late will not be permitted into the session and will have to plan to attend a later session.



MIT and NU Cooperative New Year Gala 2014
Location: MIT: Kresge Auditorium: 48 Mass Ave, Cambridge
Time: 7:00pm

As Spring Festival is approaching, MIT&NEU CSSA has prepared a wonderful get-together party for you. This would be a unique reunion for us to celebrate our traditional Chinese New Year. We welcome all of you to join us and enjoy acrobatics show, hot dancing, amusing crosstalk, and to experience the romantic atmosphere. Let’s celebrate the spring festival and enjoy a wonderful night!

A lucky winner will win the first prize valued $800, the total prizes will worth $1600! Come and join us!

Please visit the MIT CSSA website and Northeastern CSSA website for detailed information.



Taiwanese Student Association Chinese New Year
Location: 444 Curry Student Center
Time: 6:00pm

It's almost Chinese New Year again!!! Usually we get red packets from our family and have a New Years Family Gathering. But even though we're in the States, we still wanted to celebrate this day with you! So come join us and celebrate this special day!!!

Cost is $11 for Members of the NTSA, $13 for Non-Members with advance purchase, and $15 for purchase at the door as the event begins. Feel free to drop by the Curry Student Center to purchase our tickets. You may also order online

Please try to wear something Red on that day! We will also have fun and exciting events on that day! Most definitely, we will have a RAFFLE DRAW, so come and test your LUCK!!!!